Patricia Raskin

Patricia Raskin

host of the Patricia Raskin Positive Living radio show, is a nationally recognized, multi-media radio talk show host, award-winning producer, speaker and author.

greg_de_simone_aTune in when Patricia interviews Greg DeSimone, owner of FocalPoint Business Coaching.  FocalPoint is the leading business coaching franchise as recognized by the Franchise Business Review. Greg is a Brian Tracy Certified Business Coach who helps business owners find solutions to their  business  issues related to time, team, money and exit strategies all with the eye towards reducing stress, frustration and the uncertainty of running a business. Greg is a recognized leader in the FocalPoint organization after being elected to the chair their Strategic Advisory Group and was asked to lead their collaborative partnership with Frantopia.com (a division of the Franchise Business Review). This segment will feature a discussion on the six levers a business owner can to use to grow their top line revenue and bottom line profitability.  www.gregdesimone.com

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chuck_ginny_cauley_copyTune in when Patricia interviews Virginia Cauley and Chuck O'Koomian, owners of Airline Express Limousine. Airline Express provides various passenger limousines, airport transportation, corporate transportation, weddings and special events throughout RI and the northeast. They will discuss the benefits of good customer service, attending to individual client needs and mutual respect.

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david_englund2Tune in as Patricia interviews David Englund, Owner of MobileVerb, a mobile marketing and mobile website development company, Dave is the winner of the American Web Design Award and the Webmasters Award and has helped launch businesses with their online presence. Dave will be talking about how his company develops mobile strategies using qr codes and smart mobile site design for local businesses, and also the explosive growth of the mobile market and how local business can benefit greatly.

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ben_dattnerTune in as Patricia interviews Ben Dattner, psychologist, workplace consultant and author of THE BLAME GAME: How the Hidden Rules of Credit and Blame Determine Our Success and Failure. He reveals that at the root of the worst problems at work is the skewed allocation of credit and blame. It's human nature to resort to blaming others, as well as to take more credit for successes than we should. He will discuss how we can learn to understand the dynamics of this bad behavior so that we can inoculate ourselves against it.

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jason_womackTune in when Patricia interviews Jason Womack, MEd, MA, provides practical methods to maximize tools, systems, and processes to achieve quality work/life balance. He has worked with leaders and executives for over 16 years in the business and education sectors. His focus is on creating ideas that matter and implementing solutions that are valuable to organizations and the individuals in those organizations.
He will discuss his new book Your Best Just Got Better: Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More. Jason will  share workplace performance techniques and specific strategies to help us break out of the patterns that hold us back and show us how to consistently and incrementally improve performance.

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gloria_horsleyheidi_horsleyTune is as Patricia interviews Gloria and Heidi Horsley. Dr. Gloria Horsley, Ph.D., M.S. C.N.S., President and co-founder of the Open to Hope Foundation. She has been a therapist for more than 20 years, and is an internationally known grief expert; she speaks on the topic at conferences around the world. Gloria also co-hosts the syndicated internet radio show, "Open to Hope," and has appeared on "The Today Show" and many other television and radio shows. Dr. Heidi Horsley, Gloria's daughter, is a licensed psychologist and social worker, and is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Open to Hope Foundation.  Dr. Heidi is in private practice in Manhattan. In addition, she is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. An internationally known grief expert, author, and bereaved sibling, Heidi co-hosts the syndicated internet radio show, Open to Hope.  She serves on the National Board of The Compassionate Friends and on the Advisory Board for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). Dr. Heidi and Gloria Horsley will discuss their newest book Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss.

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stan_tatkinTune is as Patricia interviews Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach To Couples Therapy® (PACT). He will discuss his new book, Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help Your Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship.

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sara_elizabeth_timminsTune is as Patricia interviews Sara Elizabeth Timmins, Producer/Creative Director at Life Out Loud Films, which strives to produce films that inspire and are a catalyst for positive change.  The company presents strong female characters while also making a positive impact behind the scenes through the communities, people and businesses with which they work, supporting local economic development and tourism.  The power of this idea became dramatically clear as Life Out Loud Productions embarked on Lake Effects, inspired by Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.  Sara Elizabeth will discuss her film, "Lake Effects", (which premieres on the Hallmark Movie Channel on May 19), how the film was met at every step with overwhelming support and excitement,  the tremendous community involvement showcasing the talents of local artists, the unique nature and beauty of the lake itself, and highlights of the exceptional community.

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paula_marshallMaintain your identity while working in corporate America! Tune in as Patricia brings us her monthly success feature with guest expert Paula Marshall, CEO of Bama Companies and author of the new book, Finding the Soul of Big Business. The Bama Pie Company's story began in 1927 in the kitchen of Cornillia Alabama "Bama" Marshall, Paula Marshall's grandmother. This book is an amalgamation of every lesson she has learned as a CEO. She will answer your questions about happiness, fulfillment and change in the workplace today.

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marci_shimoff_aJoin Patricia as she interviews Marci Shimoff, New York Time's best-selling author of 'Happy For No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out'. She will discuss her new book, 'Love for No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional Love', a groundbreaking, practical, and heart-opening book on how to create, experience, and sustain a life filled with love - the kind of love that isn't dependent on another person, situation, or romantic partner, but comes from within and lasts.

http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/59148/love-for-no-reason

 

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